Dyer Plateau (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Dyer Plateau (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Plateau
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
between 69°45'S 65°00'W and 71°40'S 63°30'W and rising to c. 2250m in N central Palmer Land, was photographed from the air and partially surveyed from the ground by USAS in 1940; named after J. Glenn Dyer (b.1908), of the General Land Office, US Department of the Interior; USAS surveyor and leader of the "East Base" party, which sledged from Fleming Glacier SE across the plateau to Welch Mountains in November 1940; later in charge of Arctic operations, US Weather Bureau (USHO, 1943, p.273; NGS map, 1957b; APC, 1977, p.11; USGS sketch map Palmer Land (North Part), 1979). Meseta Dyer (Lliboutry, 1956, map p.440). Altipiano Dyer (Zavatti, 1958, Tav. 12-13). Plato Dayer (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Montañas Dyer (Argentina. IGM map 16, 1966). Planicie Dyer (Chile. IGM map 20, 1966). The plateau was photographed from the air by USN, 1966-69.
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